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U.S. floats interim Iran nuclear deal – report

National security adviser Jake Sullivan tackled with his Israeli counterpart Eyal Hulata the idea of an interim agreement with Iran Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار Nuclear Deal, Israel, Iran,USA,National security adviser Jake Sullivan tackled with his Israeli counterpart Eyal Hulata the idea of an interim agreement with Iran
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U.S. floats interim Iran nuclear deal – report
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National security adviser Jake Sullivan tackled with his Israeli counterpart Eyal Hulata the idea of an interim agreement with Iran, according to three Israeli and U.S. sources.
 
The idea is only preliminary, and the Biden administration continues to insist that the full 2015 nuclear deal be restored. 
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The basis of this deal is that Iran's nuclear advances have put Tehran very close to the uranium enrichment levels needed for a nuclear weapon.
 
The idea was that in exchange for a freeze from Iran, the U.S. and its allies could release some frozen Iranian funds or provide sanctions waivers on humanitarian goods, according to U.S. sources.
 
Hulata told Sullivan he thought it wasn’t a good idea and stressed the Israeli concern that any interim deal will become a permanent agreement. He also stressed the need to push for a censure resolution against Iran.
 
Meanwhile, U.S. Iran envoy Rob Malley visited Israel this week and met with Hulata, Defense Minister Benny Gantz, and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, both of whom contended that the only way to get Iran back to the 2015 deal was to increase rather than loosen the pressure. 
 
Iran's position heading into the talks is that the U.S. must compensate for its withdrawal from the deal, lift all sanctions imposed since 2015 at once, and provide guarantees that no future administration will back out of the deal.
 
What’s next: On Nov. 22, IAEA director general Rafael Grossi will travel to Tehran to discuss the agency’s concerns about limitations placed on UN inspectors in the country.
 
 
 
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